Category: Programming

  • Essential Algorithms: A Practical Approach to Computer Algorithms

    By Rod Stephens

    Desktop algorithms are the fundamental recipes for programming. specialist programmers want to know the way to use algorithms to unravel tough programming difficulties. Written in basic, intuitive English, this ebook describes how and while to exploit the main useful vintage algorithms, or even the right way to create new algorithms to fulfill destiny wishes. The e-book additionally features a number of questions that could aid readers arrange for a programming task interview.

    Reveals equipment for manipulating universal information constructions corresponding to arrays, associated lists, bushes, and networks
    Addresses complex info buildings akin to lots, 2-3 bushes, B-trees
    Addresses basic problem-solving recommendations akin to department and sure, divide and overcome, recursion, backtracking, heuristics, and more
    Reviews sorting and looking, community algorithms, and numerical algorithms
    Includes normal problem-solving suggestions reminiscent of brute strength and exhaustive seek, divide and triumph over, backtracking, recursion, department and certain, and more

    In addition, crucial Algorithms incorporates a spouse site that comes with complete teacher fabrics to aid education or larger ed adoptions.
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  • Learning Adobe Edge Animate

    By Joseph Labrecque


    Create attractive movement and wealthy interactivity with Adobe aspect Animate
    * grasp the sting Animate interface and unharness your creativity via commonplace HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
    * choked with an abundance of knowledge concerning the area Animate program and comparable toolsets
    * strong movement and interactivity via internet standards
    * these forthcoming facet Animate from Adobe Flash expert will locate many references and suggestions for a gentle transition
    * A accomplished consultant for growing enticing content material with Adobe part Animate.

    In Detail

    With the appearance of HTML5 and CSS3, net designers can now create refined animations with out the necessity of extra plugins reminiscent of Flash. even if, there hasn't been a great way for growing animations with internet criteria before. This publication permits even people with little wisdom of HTML or programming websites to freely create quite a few wealthy compositions regarding movement and interactivity.

    Learning Adobe part Animate will aspect the way to use this expert authoring software program to create hugely enticing content material which goals HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript. content material created in Adobe part Animate doesn't depend on a plugin – so it may be run inside of any typical browser– even on mobile.

    Learning Adobe part Animate starts with supplying a whole review of the moving internet panorama and the sting Animate software. We then circulate on during the number of panels and toolsets on hand, and discover the various strategies we've whilst growing movement and interactivity utilizing area Animate.

    The e-book provides the reasoning at the back of enticing, standards-based websites and the way side Animate fills the necessity for pro tooling during this region. within the ebook, we’ll study content material production, the uploading of exterior resources, easy methods to in achieving fluid animation and complex transitioning in the course of the aspect Animate timeline. The e-book additionally covers a few cool themes comparable to interactivity via activities and Triggers, and it examines workflow recommendations throughout Adobe inventive Suite purposes. Sprinkled through the ebook are tips and references for these coming to area Animate from a history in Flash specialist. in the direction of the top of the booklet, the reader will discover quite a few extra complicated subject matters reminiscent of the sting Animate Runtime APIs and the way part Animate can interface with different artistic Suite purposes for an entire workflow.

    What you are going to study from this book
    * achieve an realizing of the moving internet landscape
    * successfully examine Adobe aspect Animate to Adobe Flash specialist movement tools
    * get to grips with all parts of the sting Animate software interface
    * Use the drawing instruments in part Animate to create and manage parts at the Stage
    * Import wealthy portraits to be used in Adobe facet Animate compositions
    * Animate quite a number components with complete transitioning via timeline keyframes
    * hire JavaScript so as to add interactivity on your undertaking via activities and Triggers
    * writer a number of expressive compositions utilizing not anything yet internet standards
    * get to grips with the Adobe facet Animate Runtime APIs for deep manipulation of on-screen elements
    * observe different Adobe artistic Suite instruments on your workflow to get the main out of aspect Animate
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  • Cocoa and Objective-C: Up and Running: Foundations of Mac, iPhone, and iPod touch programming

    By Scott Stevenson

    Build good functions for Mac OS X, iPhone, and iPod contact, whether you've got uncomplicated programming abilities or years of programming adventure. With this e-book, you are going to how you can use Apple's Cocoa framework and the Objective-C language via step by step tutorials, hands-on routines, transparent examples, and sound recommendation from a Cocoa expert.

    Cocoa and Objective-C: Up and Running deals barely enough concept to floor you, then indicates you the way to take advantage of Apple's quick improvement instruments -- Xcode and Interface Builder -- to enhance Cocoa purposes, deal with person interplay, create nice UIs, and extra. you are going to quick achieve the event you must strengthen subtle Apple software program, even if you are a bit of new to programming or simply new to this platform.

    • Get a brief hands-on travel of uncomplicated programming talents with the c program languageperiod
    • Learn the way to use Interface Builder to fast layout and prototype your application's consumer interface
    • Start utilizing Objective-C by means of developing items and studying reminiscence administration
    • Learn concerning the Model-View-Controller (MVC) approach to sharing information among items
    • Understand the root worth sessions, Cocoa's powerful API for storing universal facts forms
    • Become accustomed to Apple's photographs frameworks, and how one can make customized perspectives with AppKit
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  • Refactoring SQL Applications

    What are you able to do while database functionality does not meet expectancies? sooner than you switch to pricey enhancements to resolve the matter, succeed in for this booklet. Refactoring SQL Applications offers a collection of confirmed concepts for making code differences to dramatically increase the way in which your database functions functionality. subsidized via real-world examples, you can find fast fixes for easy difficulties, in-depth solutions for extra advanced occasions, and entire recommendations for functions with vast difficulties. examine to:

    • Determine if and the place you could count on functionality gains
    • Apply speedy fixes, akin to restricting calls to the database in kept capabilities and procedures
    • Refactor initiatives, equivalent to changing program code by way of a saved technique, or changing iterative, procedural statements with sweeping SQL statements
    • Refactor circulate via expanding parallelism and switching business-inducted processing from synchronous to asynchronous
    • Refactor layout utilizing schema extensions, average perspectives, materialized perspectives, partitioning, and more
    • Compare prior to and after models of a software to make sure you get a similar effects when you make modifications

    Refactoring SQL Applications teaches you to acknowledge and check code that wishes refactoring, and to appreciate the an important hyperlink among refactoring and function. If and while your program bathrooms down, this booklet might help you get it again as much as speed.

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  • Deploying Rails: Automate, Deploy, Scale, Maintain, and Sleep at Night (The Facets of Ruby)

    Today's glossy Rails functions have plenty of relocating elements. be certain your subsequent construction deployment is going easily with this hands-on publication, which publications you thru the total creation strategy. you are going to manage scripts to put in and configure the entire software program your servers want, together with your software code. as soon as you are in construction, you are going to easy methods to arrange platforms to observe your application's health and wellbeing, assemble metrics so that you can cease difficulties sooner than they begin, and fasten issues after they move wrong.

    Deploying Rails takes you on a expertly guided journey of the present most sensible practices in Rails deployment and administration. you will discover in-depth motives on successfully operating a Rails app by way of leveraging renowned open resource instruments corresponding to Puppet, Capistrano, and Vagrant. Then you will transcend deployment and use Ganglia and Nagios to observe your application's future health and assemble metrics so that you can head off difficulties prior to they happen.

    you are going to start by means of development your personal digital atmosphere by means of writing scripts to provision a construction server with Vagrant and Puppet. Then you will leverage the preferred Rails deployment device Capistrano to set up an program into this infrastructure. as soon as the app is stay, you will video display your application's healthiness with Nagios, and configure Ganglia to gather process metrics. eventually, you will see easy methods to retain your information sponsored up, get better information whilst issues get it wrong, tame your log records, and use Puppet to automate every little thing alongside the way.

    even if you are a Rails developer who desires a greater figuring out of the wishes of a construction Rails procedure, in case you are a method administrator who desires to deal with a Rails software, or if you are bridging the distance among improvement and operations, this ebook might be your roadmap to winning creation deployment and upkeep, even if your software has ten clients or ten million users.

    What You Need:

    The workouts and examples are such a lot fitted to a working laptop or computer operating a few Unix variation, comparable to Mac OS X or Linux. yet a home windows computer operating Linux in a VirtualBox digital desktop is additionally adequate.

    we are going to help you manage an area digital desktop to your deployments; you will not desire a committed server to hone your deployment talents. we think you to have a uncomplicated familiarity with the Ruby programming language, the Ruby on Rails framework, and the Unix command line.

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  • Beginning C# 5.0 Databases (Expert's Voice in C#)

    By Vidya Vrat Agarwal

    Assuming purely uncomplicated wisdom of C#, Beginning C# 5.0 Databases teaches the entire basics of database expertise and database programming readers have to quick turn into hugely knowledgeable database clients and alertness developers.

    A entire instructional on either SQL Server 2012 and visible Studio 2012, Beginning C# 5.0 Databases explains and demonstrates quite a few suggestions and how you can construct a database software utilizing T–SQL and C#. filled with useful, precise examples, it’s been totally revised and up-to-date for Winforms utilizing C# 5.0 and visible Studio 2012 and gives the main whole, distinctive, and mild advent to database expertise for all C# programmers at any point of experience.

    • Comprehensively and concisely explains primary database recommendations and database programming suggestions
    • Rich in step by step operating examples of either T–SQL and C# courses
    • Covers the entire gains ADO.NET such a lot database programming ever calls for
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  • Programming Elixir

    By Dave Thomas

    As a developer, you’ve most likely heard that useful programming options aid deal with the complexities of today’s real-world, concurrent structures. You’re additionally investigating designs that assist you maximize uptime and deal with security.

    This publication is your consultant to Elixir, a latest, sensible, and concurrent programming language. simply because Elixir runs at the Erlang VM, and makes use of the underlying Erlang/OTP structure, it advantages from nearly two decades of analysis into excessive functionality, hugely parallel, and heavily strong purposes. Elixir brings much that’s new: a latest, Ruby-like, extendable syntax, assemble and runtime evaluate, a hygienic macro method, and more.

    But, simply as importantly, Elixir brings a feeling of pleasure to parallel, sensible programming. Your purposes turn into enjoyable to paintings with, and the language encourages you to experiment.

    Part 1 covers the fundamentals of writing sequential Elixir courses. We’ll examine the language, the instruments, and the conventions.

    Part 2 makes use of those talents to begin writing concurrent code—applications that use the entire cores in your laptop, or all of the machines in your community! And we do it either with and with out OTP.

    And half three seems to be on the extra complex gains of the language, from DSLs and code iteration to extending the syntax.

    By the tip of this booklet, you’ll comprehend Elixir, and know the way to use it to resolve your complicated, sleek difficulties.
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  • Land of Lisp: Learn to Program in Lisp, One Game at a Time!

    By Conrad Barski

    Lisp has been hailed because the world's strongest programming language, yet its cryptic syntax and educational popularity might be adequate to scare off even skilled programmers. these darkish days are ultimately over—Land of Lisp brings the ability of useful programming to the people!

    With his brilliantly quirky comics and out-of-this-world video games, longtime Lisper Conrad Barski teaches you the mysteries of universal Lisp. you will begin with the fundamentals, like record manipulation, I/O, and recursion, then circulate directly to extra advanced issues like macros, greater order programming, and domain-specific languages. Then, whilst your mind overheats, you could chill with an action-packed comedian e-book interlude!

    Along the way in which you are going to create (and play) video games like Wizard event, a textual content experience with a whiskey-soaked twist, and Grand robbery Wumpus, the main violent model of Hunt the Wumpus the realm has ever seen.

    You'll examine to:

    • Master the quirks of Lisp's syntax and semantics
    • Write concise and stylish sensible programs
    • Use macros, create domain-specific languages, and study different complex Lisp techniques
    • Create your individual internet server, and use it to play browser-based games
    • Put your Lisp abilities to the attempt by way of writing brain-melting video games like cube of Doom and Orc Battle

    With Land of Lisp, the facility of useful programming is yours to wield.

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  • Objects on Rails

    By Avdi Grimm

    This booklet is aimed toward the operating Rails developer who's seeking to develop and evolve Rails initiatives whereas maintaining them versatile, maintainable, and strong. the point of interest is on pragmatic options which tread a "middle way" among the expedience of the Rails "golden path", and inflexible OO purity.
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